'Unacceptable': White House vows veto on Dems' bill to end shutdown without wall money


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(Worthy News) - The White House issued a veto threat Thursday on Democrats' new bill to end the government shutdown, saying it shortchanged “the nation’s urgent border security needs.”

The White House also complained that the package of bills, which Democrats plan to force to the floor for votes later Thursday, the first night of the new Congress, includes billions of dollars in wasteful spending President Trump opposes.

That includes $12 billion in new money for foreign aid, $2 billion in funding Mr. Trump doesn’t want to see in the Environmental Protection Agency and $7.1 billion he says isn’t needed in the Housing and Urban Development Department. [ Source: Washington Examiner (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “'Unacceptable': White House vows veto on Dems' bill to end shutdown without wall money”

  1. And the point of them spending so much time to do this, which can not but fail to pass. Is it to use up Trump's vetos? Trying to prove to Dems that they jumped into the fray (and wasted their first week).

    Why do Republicans not pass a law forbidding all who vote against a southern wall to have to keep all the exterior doors and windows of their homes open?

    Good sense was gone a long time ago. This is why Trump has to take a stand and hold the line. If they'd given him half what he wants, if they had just let him get a foothold on building, he'd have given in long ago.

    But no, it used to be called "cutting their noses off to spite their nose."

    In WWII, because of WWII, is was called "shooting themselves in the foot" and I do mean the Dems. What they really are is saboteurs.

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